Job Postings

Exotic Feline Internship


Panther Ridge Conservation Center

Closing Date
April 13, 2020


Diet/meat prep
Cleaning enclosures
Animal interactions/training
General maintenance/landscaping
Assisting with veterinary care
Behavioral observation
Providing enrichment/enrichment projects
Public interactions and public speaking
Following safety protocols/etc.

Education and Pre-requisites


Must be working toward or have a degree in biology, zoology or related field
3 months full-time exotic feline experience preferred
Previous training experience always a plus
Ability to lift and carry 50-pound boxes
Ability to work in Florida weather conditions for extended periods of time
Must work all holidays and weekends
Ability to stand/walk for 6-8 hours each day
Must be a hardworking, self-motivated individual
Must work well with others
Must have their own reliable car

Compensation and benefits

Panther Ridge Conservation Center offers 3-month internships and for the right individual, it may be extended to 6 months. We have housing available for 2 interns on-site and offer a $200/month stipend. No pets are allowed. Interns will work 6 days a week and must be up to date on vaccinations including tetanus and be TB negative.

Application instructions

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and three references to our Head Keeper, Sadie Ryan:
We also encourage photos of previous experience, please include with your application. We will carefully evaluate all applications and will contact for further interview.